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Samsung Galaxy S3: Five Easy Ways to Install Applications

Samsung Galaxy SIII has come with some useful pre-loaded applications--you can said Messaging apps, Phone apps, Contacts apps, etc-- that you can use directly without having to install them first. But, as with other Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy SIII also allow you to install another apps, either from its official market or non-official sources.

1. Google Play Store App
This is the official market for all Android phone and you'll find this apps as one of the stock apps inside your phone. Here you can download and install either free or paid apps. To make you be able to access the Google Play Store and another Google services, make sure you have activated your Google account on your phone.
See also: How to Access Google Play Store

2. Samsung Store App
This is the second official market for Samsung phone and you'll also find this apps as one of the stock apps inside your phone. As same as the Play Store apps, this apps also provide you with a free or paid apps. Create your ow…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use AirDroid App to Sideload Applications

Samsung Galaxy SIII allows the user to install applications from another sources outside the Google Play Store or Samsung Store by sideloading apps into the phone or users usually refer it as install .apk file. To make it works, first you should enable Unknown sources option under security settings. Once you've enabled this option, now you can download .apk file from your phone's browser app or transfer .apk file from your PC to your phone then open it with the File manager app available on your phone to start installing.

See also: How to Install .apk File in Samsung Galaxy S3

Well, there are another way that you can do to sideload apps into your phone, one of which is by using another third-party app called AirDroid app. This apps will allow you to upload and/or install .apk file to your phone without connecting your phone to the PC, as what you do if you use the ADB.


How to use AirDroid app to install .apk file?
Before you do these steps below, make sure your phone and your P…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Install Apps Remotely from the Computer

As we all know that the Google Play Store is the official market of the Android phone, including with the Samsung Galaxy SIII. From there, you can find lot of apps that you can choose which best suit you. In order to allow you accessing the Play Store, make sure you have activated a Google account on your Samsung Galaxy SIII.

See also: How to Activate Google Account on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've activated the account, then you can use it to log in to the Play Store and install apps from there. But, in certain condition search an apps between lot of apps on the Play Store using the phone is less convenient way to install apps. Fortunately, you can install apps remotely to your Samsung Galaxy SIII through the Google Play Store website on your PC or laptop.


How to install apps from the Google Play on the web?
Make sure your Samsung Galaxy SIII is registered with the Google Play, or in other word you have activated a Google account on your phone. Well, here the complete steps to do…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Stops Ads Appears in Notification Bar

Generally, lot of Android users said that they feel annoyed with the ads from certain apps appears on their devices, even when they're not using the apps. Luckily, if you already upgrading your Samsung Galaxy SIII to the Android Jelly Bean, then you can easily set the apps not to send you a notification or ads.

See also: How to Block Notification on Certain Apps in Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android Jelly Bean

But, if your phone is still with the Android Ice Cream Sandwich which is not have the option to disable the notification on the apps and you encountering the problem of always receiving ads in the notification bar, then there are some steps that you can do to fix the problem.


How to stop ads in notification bar?
Usually you'll see some ads with a green plus or star, can't be removed until you tap it which will bring you to certain web page. For some user, this is so annoying and of course it'll eat the data. Well, here are some steps that you can do to get rid the ads…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Block Notifications on Certain Applications in Android Jelly Bean

The easiness to download and install applications through the Google Play Store sometimes make you end up with installing lot of applications into your Samsung Galaxy SIII. Lot of installed apps that not managed well of course will give you some problems later, such as low internal storage, error when save or read saved files, etc. One of the solution that you can do to fix this problem is by uninstalling the apps.

See also: How to Uninstall Apps on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another problem you may have encountering when you install lot of apps is that some of them start sending you an advertisement in the notification bar, even when you're not using them. Well, if your Samsung Galaxy SIII already with the Android Jelly Bean inside and you feels annoying with the ads, then you can easily block the ads on certain apps to not appearing.


How to disable notifications of the apps?
Here are the steps you need to do:
If you already know the apps which displaying ads, then go to the App info windo…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Manage Applications in 6 Easy Ways

The easiness to download and install applications, either from Google Play Store or Samsung Apps sometimes teased you to install lot of applications into your phone. Unfortunately, if not managed well, these apps will use lot of memory and will cause the phone encountering some problems, such as the phone becomes slow.


6 things to do to manage apps
Below are some steps that you can do to manage apps:
Make sure the new apps that you'll download and install into your phone has a good reputation. You can see it through the customer reviews. If you find lot of users report the good thing then you can continue installation, but if you find lot of complaints or problems reported by the user then it will be better if you not installing this apps into your phone.Some errors may occurs after the user installing new apps into the phone. So, if you also experience this situation, you can consider to uninstall this apps to fix the problem.
See also: How to Uninstall Applications on Samsung Gala…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable the Disabled Applications

Uninstall some unused apps is one thing that you can do to free up your phone's memory. Unfortunately, for certain apps you may be unable to uninstall them. In this case, disable apps is a methods that you should consider to do. This methods will causes the app hide from the menu list, not perform updates, can't run, can't use any resources and can't be called by other apps.

See also: How to Disable Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

For the record, this methods is not the same with uninstall apps because the apps is still on the phone's memory so later you will be able to enable them again if you want to use them.


How to enable the disabled apps?
If you wants to enable the disabled apps, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Settings.Tap Applications manager.Tap All tab.Scroll down to the bottom of the screen, usually the disabled apps will listed there and labelled as disabled.Tap the desired apps you want to enable.Tap Enable button.Finish. The apps has …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Disable Applications

There are some methods that you can do with your Samsung Galaxy SIII to free up some space to keep the device runs smoothly as it used to be, such as uninstall unused applications.

See also: How to Uninstall Application in Samsung Galaxy S3

Unfortunately, there are some built-in apps or other apps that can't be uninstalled. The worst part of this is you may not use them but they're still running in the background and eat some space on your phone. Due to this reason, you may have to consider to disable this kind of apps to free up some space and get rid them from the apps list, moreover you can do this steps without having to root the phone.


How to disable apps?
For your note, please do this steps only to disable user apps. Well, here are the steps to do:
Go to Settings.Tap Application manager.Find the desired apps by swiping to the appropriate screen: Download, Running or All.Tap the desired application.If the apps was updated, first you have to uninstall the update in order to…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Automatically Update All or Certain Applications

Google Play Store is the official market for Android phone, including Samsung Galaxy SIII. Here you can download and install the desired apps that suit your needs. First, you need to activate you Google account in order to make you be able accessing this services.

See also: How to Access Google Play Store on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've downloaded and installed apps, in order to make them stay work properly then you need to update them regularly with the newest update available. Fortunately, there is an option in Play Store which will allow you to set the phone to automatically update all or certain applications you were installed on your phone.


How to enable or disable auto-update all apps?
Below are the steps you need to do to automatically update all applications:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Play Store.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Auto-update apps.Tap the desired option you wish to use to update the apps. There are three option available:Do not auto-update ap…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Clear Applications Cache and Data

Everybody should be agree that Samsung Galaxy SIII is a great Android-based smartphone that comes with lot of abilities and features. But, it doesn't mean that this phone will not experience the problem. The phone's uses and its age surely will lower its performance. Luckily, there are some methods that you can do to tweak this phone to be feels faster, such as using SwypePad or replace the default launcher, etc.

See also: How to Make Samsung Galaxy S3 Feel Faster with Five Simple Tweaks

The same thing also could happen with the application you already installed. If you feels the application runs more slower and heavier than usual when you use it, then you can tweak it by clearing the applications cache and/or data to make the application runs as fast as usual.


How to clear cache and data of the applications?
Some of user also said that they were managed to solve some software problems by clearing the application cache and data. Well, below are the complete steps to do so:
Go t…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Access Applications

Previously, I've written about some possible ways that you can do to make you more faster and easier accessing installed application on your Samsung Galaxy SIII.

See also: 3 Ways to Make You More Easier and Faster Accessing Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

Now, I'll write about the basic steps to do to access application in this phone. Well, accessing installed application, either the stock application or not is a basic knowledge about using Samsung Galaxy SIII. For some of you may have known well about it, but for some another it may something new or little bit difficult for them to do.


How to access installed apps?
Here are the steps to do so:
From your Home screen, tap Apps icon to access the application list. This icon usually located at the bottom right corner of the screen.Swipe the screen to the right or to the left to go to another applications list screen, or you can go to another screen by tapping the dots at the bottom of the screen.Tap the application you wish to us…

Samsung Galaxy S3: 3 Ways to Make You More Easier and Faster Accessing the Applications

Samsung Galaxy SIII comes with several pre-loaded applications to meet the basic need of using this phone, such as Messaging apps that you can use to send and receive text or multimedia message, Gmail apps to send or receive email message through your Gmail account, Contacts apps to save your contacts and customize them, Phone apps to make a voice or video call, and many more.

Here you can also downloading and installing another apps according to your needs through the Google Play Store or Samsung Apps Store. Moreover you can also installing apps from another source aside from both of the official market.

Many choices of the apps available, sometimes makes you end up with installing many apps on your phone. Even though, in fact you just use some of them, and the other is not. Instead of uninstall the apps, here are 3 ways that you can do to make you more faster and easier accessing your favourites apps:


1. Add the shortcut of the apps to the Home screen.
Adding your favourites apps sho…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Sort Applications on App Drawer

There are so many things that you can do while you on app drawer on your Samsung Galaxy SIII. One of them is you can hide certain apps in order to make another person don't know that this apps is running on your phone.

See also: How to Hide or Unhide Apps on Samsung Galaxy S3

One more thing you can do while on app drawer is customizing its layout. You can choose which view type you wish to use to sort the apps on the app drawer.


How to sort apps on app drawer?
Here are the steps you need to do to sort the apps:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select View type.Now you will see three options available. They are:Customizable grid: By default, your phone was set to this option. If you choose this option then you will be able to view your apps in 4x5 grid layout and you can arrange your apps as you like.Alphabetical grid: If you select this option then you will be able to view your apps in 4x5 grid layout which is organized alphabetically.Alphabetical grid:…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Install and Use Twitter

One of the advantages when you use Android-based smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy SIII is you can download hundreds of useful apps both free and paid easily through the Play Store. Of course, before you can use the Play Store you must have a Google account that has already been activated on your phone.

See also: How to Activate an Existing Google Account on Samsung Galaxy S3

One of the useful applications and is widely used by people today is Twitter. Twitter is the most popular social media that has users in almost all arround the world.

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How to install Twitter?
Before installing make sure you have internet connection and an activated Google account in order to download this application at Play Store. As written on optus.com.au, follow the steps below to install this apps on your phone:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Play Store, then tap on it.On Play Store homepage, tap the search icon.In the search field type Twitter then tap search icon to sta…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use Youtube

Nowadays of course almost everyone knows or has even become a Facebook user. Even so, to be able to use it on your Galaxy SIII, you need to download and install it by yourself through the Play Store due to Samsung does not include the application as a pre-installed apps.

See also: How to Install and Use Facebook For Android on Samsung Galaxy S3

Besides Facebook, other online media is now also widely used is Youtube. Here you can find or upload videos. You can do all that for free. Even now many peoples are using this online media to gain popularity by uploading their videos.

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How to use Youtube?
To be able to use Youtube, make sure you already have a Google account. As written on vodafone.co.uk, here are the steps to use Youtube on Galaxy SIII:
To access Youtube go to Apps through Home screen then tap on Youtube.Use your Google account to login into Youtube. If you have logged into another Google services such as Gmail, then you will be automatically logged on in …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Access Google Play Store

Technology and capabilities owned by the Samsung Galaxy SIII will allow you to do many things with this device, either directly or by using free or paid version of third-party apps that can be found easily through Google Play Store. Even so, you can still download and install a third-party app from other sources with .apk format.

See also: How to Install .Apk Files Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

Google Play Store or also known as the Android Market is the official market for the Android phone. Here you can download thousands of useful apps that suit your needs and desires.

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How to Access Play Store?
First of all, you must have a Google account and sign in with it before you can download the applications available in the Play Store. Taken from videotron.tmtx.ca, to access Play Store, kindly following the steps below:
Go to Play Store through Home screen.If no Play Store shortcut on Home screen, then you can access it from the Applications launcher.On Play S…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use Music Player

One of the capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy SIII is its ability as a media player. With this phone you can enjoy your favorite music wherever and whenever you want. You can get a great selection of music by download it from internet, load from Kies or copy them from your computer.

See also: How to Add Music Files from PC on Samsung Galaxy S3

In the Samsung Galaxy SIII has available stock music player that you can use to listen to music directly without having to download another player. But, of course, you may download other player if you want.

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How to use stock music player?
As written on vodafone.co.uk, here are the steps to use stock music player on your Galaxy SIII:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Music player, then tap on it.Once the player is open, you can play the music by pressing the required category located at the top of the display or go to the required audio file or playlist then press on the required audio file or the required play…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use Browser

The large screen is owned by Samsung Galaxy SIII will be able to give you a different experience when you watch videos, playing games or viewing web pages.

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To be able to view web pages on your phone, you will need a browser. There are many browsers available today that you can choose which one you want to use. You can use existing stock browser on your phone or you can also download other browsers easily through Google Play Store.

See also: How to Download and Install Apps Through Google Play Store on Samsung Galaxy S3


How to use a browser to view a web page by entering the web address?
Taken from vodafone.co.uk, to view a web page on the stock browser by entering the web address, you just need to follow the steps below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to the Internet, then tap on it.Once the browser is open, press the address bar located at the top of the screen.Type the required web page address then press Go.Now, the web page should be displayed in your br…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Setup and Access Google Now

Android operating system inside Samsung Galaxy S3 has made this device can do almost anything with ease. In addition, Android also allow you to be able to get and download thousands of useful apps easily through the Google Play Store.

See also: How to Download and Install Apps Through Google Play Store on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another best feature delivered by Android operating system and owned by Galaxy S3 is Google Now. By using Google Now you can know the day's weather, traffic conditions, rail timetable, etc.. Given of this app capabilities, of course it will make your life easier.

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How to setup and access Google Now?
As written on thefullsignal.com, to be able to use Google Now on your Galaxy SIII, then you need to setup it first by following the easy steps below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Select Google search app.Here you will be given a brief tutorial.You will need to tap through the welcome screen.Tap on the Menu button to launch Google Now or Voic…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Create Shortcut For Document or Folder on Home Screen Using Free Applications

By default Samsung Galaxy SIII comes with seven Home screen that you can delete, add, rearrange and reposition each of them to your liking with ease.

See also: How to Delete, Add, Arrange and Change Home Screen on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition, you can also add shortcuts to your home screen to enable you to access applications and documents that you have on your phone. But to create a shortcut for the document or picture you need to use the help of file manager app, such as ES File Explorer or Astro File Manager.

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How to create a shortcut on Home screen using ES File Explorer?
By using this file manager app you can create shortcuts to documents, images, folders etc on your Home screen for quick access. As written on webcazine.com, here are the steps if you use ES File Manager:
Download Install ES File Explorer through Google Play Store.Once you finish installing ES File Explorer on your phone, then launch it.On this app, browse the document you want to use as s…